- Ab init.
ab init. Latin ab initio (from the beginning)
- Ab initio
from the beginning. Historical Examples Why should it not have been so ab initio, or at least at the beginning of the historical period for these parts? Opuscula Robert Gordon Latham It does seem doubtful whether the State can ab initio be the proprietor of a copyright. A Treatise Upon the Law of Copyright in […]
- Ab intra
from inside; from within. Historical Examples But it is impossible to pass by the objection to theology which comes as it were ab intra from the side of religion. Lux Mundi Various
- Ab origine
Latin. from the very beginning; from the source or origin. Historical Examples It is said of him, that he was, inventum focis, because he was ab origine from the land of fire; by which is meant Ur of Chaldea. A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume II. (of VI.) Jacob Bryant To […]